Tag Archives: Christmas

A Story of Christmas: A lesson in history

  Most of you do not know that I don’t celebrate Christmas. This is not because I don’t believe in God. I do, very much. And as some would sometimes ask, no, I’m not Jewish but what would it matter … Continue reading

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Bon Nadal

No I did not misspell Buon Natale. Bon Nadal is Buon Natale (or Merry Christmas) in Venet, the Venetian language. I’m picking up a few phrases thanks to my friend who gave me a Venet-English dictionary for my birthday a … Continue reading

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Christmas Day in Venezia

First order of business…Panetonne French Toast for breakfast Recipe: Panettone French Toast for One 1 egg 50 ml milk 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (cannella) 1 large 1 inch (approx) thick slice panettone cut in two pieces butter for frying Mix/whisk egg, … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve in Venice 2013

It was a foggy day in Venezia but people were out running last minute errands. This little guy is on the door next door to the place where Scooby’s twin lives. For those who don’t know…Scooby Doo is a white … Continue reading

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A Trip to a Venetian Street Market

Almost a full week since I’ve been to Punto and I hadn’t even gotten a Panettone yet! Wow, I’d better get busy. So first order of business was to lay in some supplies and goodies for Christmas when unlike “that … Continue reading

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My Night on the Water

Last evening I had plans to attend a concert by Coro Cantori Veneziani at Chiesa di San Cassiano. Now that we are closer to Christmas the view from the vaporetto on my way to the concert was stunning. It was … Continue reading

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Babbo Natale Regatta

Today was the day! The Regatta was schedule for 10:30am. Karen and I met to watch from a good vantage point. And it was raining. Yes, the first rain since I’ve been here. But it was only a light drizzle…hardly … Continue reading

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